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As New York City became the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, including 

During Law Enforcement Week, we honor public safety officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

Roxie Nelson remembers her father, Ed Nelson, as a caring and passionate man who often put the needs of others before his own.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

August 24, 2017

Contact:

Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637

[email protected]

 

LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN CUTS ENDANGER OLDER IOWANS

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement in response to budget cuts eliminating in-state travel for Long-Term Care Ombudsmen:

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

August 3, 2017

Contact:

Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637

[email protected]

CCF K2 USE SPIKES, GOES UNADDRESSED

Homan: “It is clear through recent events that Governor Reynolds has no grasp on the state’s correctional facilities and the very serious issues they face.”

PRESS RELEASE

July 29, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:

Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637

[email protected]

AFSCME COUNCIL 61 PRESIDENT DANNY HOMAN RE-ELECTED

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 28, 2017

Contact: Joe Farrell, Abby Finkenauer for Congress (319) 382-6671

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, AFSCME Council 61 (515) 210-9045

AFSCME COUNCIL 61 ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT OF ABBY FINKENAUER IN IOWA’S FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 5, 2017

Contact:

Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637

[email protected]

ISP RIOT WAS DOWNPLAYED BY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding Saturday’s violent uprising at the Iowa State Penitentiary: 

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding the expiration of the State of Iowa employee contract and other city, county, and school contracts:

The attached lawsuits were filed with the Polk County District Court at 8:00 AM on Monday, February 20, 2017. They challenge the constitutionality of HF 291, the bill gutting collective bargaining for public employees in Iowa.